Henri Cartier-Bresson Place de l'Europe. Gare Saint Lazare. Paris, France. 1932. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Two men at wall. Brussels, Belgium. 1932. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Sunday on the banks of the River Seine. France. 1938. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson The Var department. Hyères. France. 1932. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Martine Franck Henri Cartier- Bresson on bench with camera. Town of Forcalquier. France. 1972. © Martine Franck | Magnum Photos

Salle Posta Urrugne (France), presents Henri Cartier-Bresson’s  L’Imaginaire d’après nature (The Minds Eye), from August 11 to November 1, 2016.

“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant which, in visual terms, questions and decides simultaneously. In order to ‘give a meaning’ to the world, one has to feel oneself involved in what one frames through the viewfinder. This attitude requires concentration, a discipline of mind, sensitivity, and a sense of geometry – it is by great economy of means that one arrives at simplicity of expression.”

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

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